Destroyer of the U.S. Navy collided with a trade ship, RIA Novosti reported. The incident was recorded in the South-West of the city of Yokosuka in Japan.
According to preliminary information, the destroyer USS Fitzgerald collided with a merchant vessel 103, 7 kilometers from the Japanese city. According to reports Japanese TV channel NHK, seven people who were on the destroyer, not to get in touch. However, us intelligence agencies have not confirmed the data. The destroyer was hospitalized one victim, who recorded wound to the head, causing it can not move independently.
Representatives of the U.S. Navy said that the destroyer went on his way alone, despite the deformation of the right side of a military vessel.